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What FoodAnthro is Reading Now . . .
. Thursday, 18 August 2022, 00:20 (12:20 AM) CDT, day 230 of 2022 .
 
BBC Food
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: Food | Food and drink | Food culture | Food history | Food Portal

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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
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A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
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Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
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Feeding Frenzy - The Food Industry, Marketing & the Creation of a Health Crisis

(63 min., 2013, UM Duluth Martin Library Multimedia RA645.O23 F43 2013)

Streaming from the UMD Martin Library: Feeding Frenzy

"Over the past three decades, obesity rates in the U.S. have more than doubled for children and tripled for adolescents -- and a startling 70% of adults are now obese or overweight. The result has been a widening epidemic of obesity-related health problems, including coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and Type 2 diabetes. While discussions about this spiraling health crisis have tended to focus on the need for more exercise and individual responsibility, Feeding Frenzy trains its focus squarely on the responsibility of the processed food industry and the outmoded government policies it benefits from. It lays bare how taxpayer subsidies designed to feed hungry Americans during the Great Depression have enabled the food industry to flood the market with a rising tide of cheap, addictive, high calorie food products, and offers an engrossing look at the tactics of the multibillion-dollar marketing machine charged with making sure that every one of those surplus calories is consumed."

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